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Re: /var/lock

On Jan,Monday 3 2011, at 2:54 PM, Bernd Ernesti wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 02:46:31PM +0100, Adam Hamsik wrote:
>> On Jan,Monday 3 2011, at 1:21 PM, Alan Barrett wrote:
>>> On Mon, 03 Jan 2011, wrote:
>>>> Adam Hamsik wrote:
>>>>> Modified Files:
>>>>>   src/distrib/sets/lists/base: mi
>>>>>   src/etc/mtree: NetBSD.dist.base
>>>>> Log Message:
>>>>> Add /var/lock directory to base set it's used by LVM and other tools.
>>>>> Change group owner to operator to enable LVM locking for him.
>>>> Why is /var/run not the right place for your needs?
>>> Also, where was this discussed?  If it was discussed, please
>>> update hier(7) according to the outcome of the discussion.
>> It wasn't discussed, but there were couple of changes to dm driver not done 
>> by me which weren't discussed either. Main reason for them was to allow 
>> operator 
>> to see lvm devices status this was last change needed. I can change it to 
>> /var/run would be 
>> /var/run/locks/ better place for it ? 
> IMHO /var/run/lvm would be better since it is used by lvm.

It would end as /var/run/locks/lvm but I can remove that locks part if it's 



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